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    Upon Amazon’s cancellation of Good Girls Revolt, I was pretty peeved. Aside from Transparent (which is its own bag of worms — an article for another time), it seemed like the company didn’t really care about creating content for the large demographic of female viewers. But now, Amazon has gifted us with The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. The show, starring Rachel Brosnahan as the title character of Miriam (Midge) Maisel, is about a housewife in the 1950s who pursues comedy following a nasty breakup with her husband. As...
    2017 was #theworst on many accounts; it was pretty hopeless from the beginning when Trump stepped into office. But it has also been a year — like many other years, thanks to the work of BLM and other activists — of resilience and pushback, especially regarding the culture around sexual harassment and assault. It seems fitting, then, that Tarana Burke, the original activist behind the #MeToo movement, will release the ball in Times Square on New Year's Eve, ushering in a year that we can finally...
  This essay was written by a student at Mighty Writers, an education nonprofit that offers free writing classes to over 2,500 inner-city Philadelphia students a year. I am from political speeches, I am from my uncle’s long, dramatic, and persuasive speeches that talk about how the government should be. I am from a country where the people only get political promises and no changes by the government. Here, I am from a diverse culture. In my small world at home, yo hablo Español and in the outside world...
  We’ve finally been graced with the first trailer for female-powerhouse film Ocean’s 8, and it doesn’t disappoint. The two-and-a-half-minute preview offers eager viewers a glimpse of the superstar cast, including Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Rihanna, former BUST cover star Mindy Kaling, Awkwafina, Sarah Paulson, and Helena Bonham Carter. The trailer reveals the film's “heist,” led by Bullock and centered around the illustrious Met Ball, specifically, a $150,000,000 necklace on display around Hathaway’s character’s neck, reports The Verge. With Blanchett as Bullock’s right-hand gal, Kaling as...
  A new interactive art project featuring sex bot Luci 6000 will be on display at New York’s Museum of Sex until February 15. Luci interacts with visitors in real time via Instagram and Twitter, and offers sexy, funny, and personalized quips, full of cheeky commentary on sex, sexting, and technology. The bot is a collaboration between Los Angeles-based artist Maggie West, designer sex toy brand LELO, and the Museum of Sex. “This project is a satirical commentary about the conflicting generalizations about millennial sexuality,” West said...
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